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Facebook / Michael Kovac / Ian Gavan / John W. Ferguson / Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
Facebook / Michael Kovac / Ian Gavan / John W. Ferguson / Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images

Awesome, Awkward or Angry? Rating 5 Potential 2017 Rock Hall Reunions

No matter how you feel about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, there's no denying the excitement of witnessing former bandmates back onstage at the ceremony.

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Rhino
Rhino

5 Reasons the J. Geils Band Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Here's our list of five reasons we'd like to see the J. Geils Band up at that podium when the Rock Hall ceremony takes place in Brooklyn next April.

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Dave Kotinsky / Mike Coppola / Samir Hussein / Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Dave Kotinsky / Mike Coppola / Samir Hussein / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017: Our Writers Answer Five Big Questions

The announcement of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 gives us another chance to evaluate the relative merits of these acts – but also the state of the institution.

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Elton John
Rolling Stone

40 Years Ago: Elton John Reveals Bisexuality

Elton John fans and the general public were shocked when the performer came out as bisexual in the Oct. 7, 1976 issue of Rolling Stone.

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Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones

Rolling Stones’ New Blues Album: Our Writers Answer 5 Big Questions

Is a Rolling Stones blues album a good idea? Is it good that it was recorded in just three days? Our reporters tackle five big questions about 'Blue & Lonesome'

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Paramount Records
Paramount Records

Benjamin Orr Before the Cars

Before Benjamin Orr found fame with the Cars, he was just another Cleveland-area musician inspired by the Beatles' U.S. popularity to find success with his own band.

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MCA / Riva / Riva / Mercury
MCA / Riva / Riva / Mercury

The Story of John Mellencamp’s Long Battle to Escape ‘Johnny Cougar’

Learn how John Mellencamp became Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, John Cougar Mellencamp and finally John Mellencamp.. again.

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Ultimate Classic Rock
Ultimate Classic Rock

Police Albums Ranked Worst to Best

Most artists resist labels. The Police were one of the few bands that distanced itself from them by making music that couldn't be classified.

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Guns N' Roses Use Your Ilusion Split

Choose Your Illusion: Our Writers Cut Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Use Your Illusion’ Albums In Half

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Guns N' Roses' twin Use Your Illusion LPs, we asked our writers to weigh in on the debate that's raged ever since the records were released in September 1991

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Blackened Recordings
Blackened Recordings

Metallica’s Long-Awaited Return: Our Writers Answer Five Big Questions

The belated arrival of new music from Metallica led to a sometimes-polarizing debate.

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